Park Wan-seo's reflections on 40 years of writing Revered novelist Park Wan-seo, who is seeing the 40th anniversary of her debut on the literary scene this year, seems more eager to reflect on her writing career and personal life rather than celebrate the occasion. In "The Road Not Taken Is More Beautiful," the 79-year-old offers her short essays written over the past four years that constitute her personal experiences and thought-provoking issues through her poignant eyes with a care for society. Born in 1931 in Gaepung-gun, Gyeonggi Province now in North Korea, the author experienced the Korean War (1950-53) and was separated from her mother and brother during it. But she takes her memories of the war as her fictional inspirations in her numerous works. "I think if I had no experience of the war, I might have not become a novelist, because a lot of stories related to the war have inspired my work and are likely to do in my future works," she writes...
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Book Description Hyundae Munhak, 2010. Tankobon Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M8972754676
Book Description Hyundae Munhak, 2010. Tankobon Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P118972754676